Benjamin Burnley

When you choose to concentrate on a single career, it might be boring at times, but the advantage is that you have a better chance of doing better than someone with multiple careers. There are however a few like Benjamin Burnley who have been able to balance more than one career and are good in all of them.

Benjamin is an American songwriter, singer, musician and record producer who is best known as the founder and frontman of the American rock band Breaking Benjamin. He has served as its lead vocalist, principal songwriter, he has composed 10 albums under the name Breaking Benjamin his three albums has reached platinum while the other two have reached gold in the United States.

Well, how well do you know about Benjamin Burnley? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Benjamin Burnley’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Benjamin Burnley to date.

Biography and Early Life

Benjamin Burnley was born on 10th March 1978 in Atlantic City, New Jersey as Benjamin Jackson Burnley IV. He however grew up in Ocean City before his family moved to the Snyder County when he was 12 years old.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Benjamin Burnley in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Benjamin Burnley’s age is 43 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 10 March 1978. Though, he is 6′ 4″ in feet and inches and 193 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 194lbs in Pound and 74kg in Kilograms.


Benjamin was home schooled and he passed the GED requirements, at 21 he moved to Wilkes-Barre where he met Jonathan who was his former bass player. In his teenage, he taught himself how to play guitar by listening to Nirvana’s “Never Mind”. He started earning money by playing cover songs at a very young age.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

He married his love partner Rhiannon they dated for long before they got married they are proud to be called mum and dad by their son Benjamin Jackson Burnley V. He became an alcoholic he said he wanted to drink himself to death. He also suffered from permanent neurological damage but luckily, he admitted that he is now recovering from that habit. Benjamin also has phobias like flying this situation has made him not to visit different countries beyond the United States.

If he wants to travel he travel via water. He once had a trip out of US when he traveled to Europe with his Band. Not only flying he also has another fear of the dark, Hypochondria this is the reason of not dying. This is also the reason why he doesn’t fly. It is such a pity because he is rich, but he doesn’t enjoy his riches like other celebs. He also doesn’t drive cars the reason is he is avoiding to die. However, every challenge has its positive side since this fear has helped him to write some songs like “Break My Fall”.

Is Benjamin Burnley Gay?

Benjamin is not a gay but a straight man that is serious with his life and also a proud father to one.

Professional Career

Benjamin stated his biggest influence in music is Nirvana he learned to play guitar while listening to him. He moved to Wilkes-Barre where he earned his living from doing cover songs alongside his songs Burnley together with Aaron Fink started a band by the name “Breaking Benjamin”. He then moved to Pennsylvania and started another one together with a drummer, Jeremy Hummel he named it “Plan 9”. Jeremy played the drum, Jason Davoli played bass but Benjamin did both the vocals and electric solo guitar.

He has composed like 6 songs with the band some of these songs made a big hit in the United States. At the same time, he has made collaborations with several artists outside the band. He did live songs with the bands namely; Three Days Grace, Evans Blue, Disturbed. Other artists have done collaborations with him. Other songs that he has done collaborations with are yet to be released the Song like The End of the Day.

Burnleys uses baritone guitars and drop tunings to match the range of his voice, he once broke a microphone while performing. Other members of the band have changed multiple times but he has being a constant member. As of April 2021 he remained to be the only member of the band he still has plans to continue.


Benjamin has not yet received any awards or nominations but we can never deny that he has achieved a lot in his career. He has made great milestones also he has managed to make his fans proud of him. The Benjamin Band he founded has also been a great success and he has been able to change the lives of many through his songs as the lead singer.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Benjamin Burnley in 2021

His primary income mostly comes from being a rock star. He began earning by playing cover songs in coffee houses. He has inspired many and hence remains to be a great role model to many rock lovers he is also to be followed by young and upcoming rock star. As of 2021, His net worth is estimated to around $5 million, but this amount is expected to rise anytime

Benjamin is originated from the United States he has performed many live duets with alternative Adams Gontier and his rock band. Due to his phobia, he launched an album by the name Phobia the cover of the album has a winged man hovering in the air Benjamin has gone through a lot he suffered a long period of chronic fatigue syndrome, he is the fourth Benjamin Jackson Burnley in his bloodline.


Facts of Benjamin Jackson Burnley IV

  • Gender Male
  • full nameBenjamin Jackson Burnley IV
  • birthplaceAtlantic City, U.S.
  • Date of Birth March 10, 1978
  • Age 45 years 6 months
  • Horoscope Pisces
  • Lucky Number 11
  • Lucky Stone Aquamarine
  • Lucky Color Sea Green
  • Best Match for Marriage Cancer, Scorpio
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristian
  • net worth$5 million
  • professionMusician, singer, songwriter, record producer
  • weightIn Kilograms – 74 Kg, In Pounds – 194 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 193 cm, In Feet and Inches – 6′ 4″
  • hair colorBlack
  • eye colorWhite
  • high schoolNA

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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